Trucker, passenger hurt in Highway 14 crash

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A truck driver and his passenger were injured when the driver lost control of the vehicle and collided with a concrete barrier on westbound State Route 14 east of Stevenson, according to Washington State Patrol.

Driver Edward I. Zakharchuck, 39, and passenger Irina A. Zakharchuck, 39, both of Lynnwood, were transported to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center for neck and back pain and head injuries, respectively. They were treated and released.

The cause of the crash was excessive speed, according to State Patrol.

Edward Zakharchuck was cited for negligent driving.